Jessica Kandasamy

Operations Manager at Hills & Ranges Private

Interfacing with clients on a daily basis at HARP, Jess is an empathetic and supportive person, and a natural leader in a residential setting. Jess calls upon her upbringing and a diversity of life experiences to communicate effectively with clients from all walks of life and at all stages of recovery.  

Jess has an extensive history of international travel. Of special relevance to her, Jess recounts spending more than a year of her adult life going back to live in the country of her parents’ birthplace, Malaysia. A background in sports and competition has seen Jess complete further education in the field of Sport Development and Sport & Recreation, and she has expressed an interest in primary school teaching. Jess has served the community in a variety of roles, from teaching kids to swim and lifeguarding, to membership consultancy and real estate.  

Having lived experience in recovery and having undertaken the HARP residential rehabilitation program herself, Jess now wants to pass on her message of hope to current HARP clients – to ensure that they feel supported at all times during their stay at the facility. With the benefit of first-hand experience, Jess understands the important role a Support Worker plays in the process of recovery. Oftentimes, the first person a client in recovery will turn to when searching for support and guidance is the AOD Support Worker. 

Jess is currently pursuing further study in the field of Alcohol and Other Drugs, citing a passion for addiction recovery. Her hobbies include going on hikes/walks and exploring the great outdoors, weekends away with her loved ones & keeping fit and healthy, which includes participating in regular personal training sessions to keep herself accountable.

"HARP saved my life. I am forever grateful for the support I had whilst I completed a 6-week program here. Never did I think I could better my life, work in such a rewarding industry and not to mention change clients lives on a daily basis. It is a beautiful journey; everyone deserves the chance to a future worth living clean and sober."

  • Agents Representative Certificate 
  • Certificate III in Sport and Recreation 
  • Diploma of Sport Development 




Level 19/644 Chapel St., South Yarra VIC 3141, Australia


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Our Olinda & Sassafras Facilities

Treatment and Addiction Recovery In Nature – We’re nestled in the Dandenong Ranges.

Our facilities are dedicated anxiety recovery centres offering AOD services and on-going behavioural health plans. We are the only rehab centre in Australia specialising in Alcohol, Stimulant and or Chemsex addiction. Instead of only focusing on a 12-step program for recovery, we provide our patients on-going assistance and treatment, during and after their stay.

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